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Employment Branding Is Dead

HR Bartender

Sorry – I couldn’t resist the dramatic title for today’s post. But it’s true. Employment branding as we know it is gone. So is consumer branding. They are being merged together to create one company brand. A brand that will be used to attract and retain customers, candidates, and employees.

10 Mind-blowing Statistics on Performance Reviews and Employee Engagement

ClearCompany HRM

Employees are constantly looking to improve themselves and are looking for timely, specific and helpful feedback. Don’t use the annual performance review as your only opportunity to tell your employees what's working and what's not. Daniel Pink , the Washington D.C.-based

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4 Effective Ways to Take the Struggle out of Setting and Achieving Corporate Goals


Establishing corporate goals and aligning all employees to them is critical to driving an accountable, performance-based culture. But let’s find out if you are unknowingly one of the many small. Visit site for full story. Management Practices Business goals


Welcome to our #PeopleFirstPodcast – Culture Impacts Business

Ultimate Software

As a member of the HR community, we are always looking for opportunities to contribute to and even improve Human Resources as a profession, increase HR’s business value, and elevate our workforce as a whole.

Why Smoking Costs Employers More Than They Realize

Your employees are smoking, and at a cost of $7,000 per year for each employee who smokes, that adds up - fast! This free report will show you how an effective cessation program pays for itself.

Best Practices: Relocation and Trailing Spouses – Ask #HR Bartender

HR Bartender

Last week, I answered a reader note about telecommuting that contained a comment about being a trailing spouse. Here’s the note to refresh your memory.

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How to Recruit Like One of The Best Places To Work

Brazen HR

It’s no secret that during Q1, many companies are focusing on attracting top talent. The 2016 LinkedIn Global Recruiting Trends survey of more than 3,800 recruiters found that 62% of respondents expect an increase in their hiring volume in 2016.

5 Benefits of Employee Recognition Programs


The technological advancements in recognition software are being adopted by HR teams across the world. With the HR role stretched to included more and more responsibilities, this group is looking for ways to automate and assist with recognition initiatives and other strategic endeavors.

Quick Shots for #HR and #Business Pros – #SHRM16 Edition

HR Bartender

This year’s Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) Annual Conference and Expo was a special one for me. Besides being in one of my favorite cities – Washington D.C. – I had the opportunity to do some things I haven’t done before.

The Salary Threshold for Exempt Status Becomes Effective December 1. Are You Prepared?


We previously told you how the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) was in the process of amending the overtime exemption rules under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). Recently, the DOL released the. Visit site for full story. Legal News & Compliance Uncategorized FLSA Overtime exemption

2020 Report: The Future of HR

Paycor asked more than 500 leaders of medium and small businesses to talk about the present and future of HR. Download the guide and see what they said. Their responses will surprise you!

4 Guidelines for Optimal Job Application Conversion Rates

ExactHire HR Trends

We live in an age of distraction and it’s wreaking havoc on your talent applicant sourcing process. Despite your efforts to write engaging job descriptions, post them far and wide and publicize your amazing corporate culture, your click-to-apply ratio is dismal. So what gives?

Slideshare: The Secret To Unlocking Productivity, Retention & Growth


What is employee appreciation ? Is it really that important? Many companies have some sort of “recognition program”, but appreciation is not a cookie cutter plan for providing positive feedback that is limited to sporadic praise and compliments.

Marijuana 101: What #HR Pros Need to Know

HR Bartender

I came across this tweet recently that speaks volumes regarding marijuana laws in the U.S. If you are looking to buy marijuana, go to a legit businesses and avoid street dealers who might rob you. ItsLegal — Portland Police (@PortlandPolice) June 11, 2016.

Bad Managers Are Bad for Business: 6 Steps to Curbing Management Issues Before it’s Too Late


Being a manager is hard and if you’re in the business world, you are bound to eventually encounter a boss whose management style is less than ideal. Sometimes, however, you find that you have working. Visit site for full story. Management Practices Preventing bad managers


Protecting Organizational Culture and Wellbeing During a Global Pandemic

Download Gallagher’s report to discover best practices for sustaining corporate culture, identify opportunities for building engagement, and understand the value of investing in your organization’s greatest asset — its people.

MondayFunday: Races and Bases

ExactHire HR Trends

Unless you’re Patrick Star and living under a rock this summer, you’ve noticed that the weather has been beautiful…and hot. That hasn’t stopped us at ExactHire from going out and having some fun in the sun though!

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10 Things Your Performance Review Tool Doesn’t Have, But You Definitely Need


Mid-year performance reviews have come around, and your organization is scrambling to fill out forms while you’re sending email reminders of deadlines. At the same time, you’re probably getting ready to plan the next process. There are always a few headaches that come out of a company-wide review, and for most organizations, their needs for reviews change as the company grows and updates its objectives.

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3 Ideas for More Generosity at Work


By Derek Irvine. Recognize This! – A culture of generosity is one aspect of a more human workplace that is a natural fit, but also needs to be curated.

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Improve Employee Engagement Using Neuroscience

Get Hppy

Employee engagement can be a constant struggle for many leaders. They need to be thinking of new ways to keep employees engaged in order to increase job satisfaction, productivity, and retention. One of the growing factors in employee engagement is neuroscience.

Preparing for the Workplace of the Future: HR’s Role

Speaker: Robin Schooling, Managing Partner, HR + People Strategy, Peridus Group

Join Robin Schooling, Managing Partner, HR + People Strategy with Peridus Group, to learn what you can do now to prepare yourself and your organization for the future workplace while simultaneously solidifying HR’s impact as a strategic and influential leader for business success

Understanding the Employee Engagement Survey Provider Landscape: A Guide to the 6 Vendor Types -


As employee engagement has become one of the top concerns for executives around the world, many companies have developed new and innovative solutions to measure employee engagement.

4 Culture-Boosting Company Resources Every Organization Should Offer


One of the biggest differences between the companies that made last year’s Top Company Cultures list and those that didn’t was how much employees agreed with the statement : “I have the resources to move ideas through the organization.”

Be the Colleague People Want to Work With


by Lynette Silva. BIG , Robert Loggia, Tom Hanks, 1988. TM and Copyright (c) 20th Century Fox Film Corp. All rights reserved. Courtesy: Everett Collection. Recognize This! – As humans, we all bring different personality tendencies to our teams.

Why Corrective Feedback Should Be Delivered In Person


The best managers are coaches. But one commonality of coaches is that they deliver bad news with grace — as a result, their reports do not become frustrated or feel unappreciated, but instead find they want to do even better based on the constructive feedback. Of the many tips around how to deliver corrective feedback well, doing it in-person is perhaps the most important. “Companies are now recognizing a huge skill gap in the ability to confidently and comfortably coach in person.

How to Activate Employee Voice to Create and Sustain a Speak Up Culture

This whitepaper details how leaders can shift into an ‘action mindset’ that allows for growth and change at every level of your organization. Speak Up cultures promote productivity, improve retention efforts, and create positive employee engagement.

Workforce Planning Collaboration: The Talent Acquisition and HR Partnership


It’s no secret that the success of many HR activities relies on effective collaboration.

Encouraging Workplace Reading for Employee Development


We read every day at work. We read emails, reports, presentations, files and more, day in and day out. But when it comes to actually sitting down and reading a book cover to cover, most people would say that they do that kind of reading at home.

Your Brain on Hormones: How Neuroscience Can Make You a Better Leader

Get Hppy

Hormones affect us every second of our lives. Our emotional and physical health is dictated by how these hormones interact with the cells in our bodies and our brain. Neuroscience has been able to show us the exact ways in which hormones impact us and the processes behind them.

Why You Need to Manage Change

ATD Human Capital

Change is tough, but it’s a reality that organizations need to be able to manage. According to ATD research , one in four organizations experience six major changes each year (that’s more than ever!). This volume of chaos could begin to hinder productivity if it’s not addressed.

Does Your Workforce Have the Talent DNA for the Digital Future?

With the increasing adoption of automation and data-driven technologies, the workforce is changing rapidly — regardless of whether we’re prepared to face it. Keeping up with the velocity of change is vital to success, and that means building digital readiness into the DNA of your organization so your workforce is ready to face an uncertain and constantly changing future.